EDEN Film Series

Exploring Diverse Experiences and Narratives (EDEN)

UT Tyler Department of Political Science


This series uses thought-provoking films to acknowledge, celebrate, investigate, and normalize racial and ethnic, social, cultural, as well as political differences, by engaging difficult topics and having tough conversations with an array of expert guests. 

Each screening will have an introduction to the film and a Q&A afterward.

It is open to all students, faculty, and staff. 


The Inspection (2022)

The Inspection (2022)


February 23rd @ 6PM in the UC Theater


A young, gay Black man, rejected by his mother and with few options for his future, decides to join the Marines, doing whatever it takes to succeed in a system that would cast him aside.


20 Feet From Stardom

20 Feet From Stardom (2013)


March 23rd @ 6PM in ARC 112 (Fine Arts Complex)  


Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight. Their voices bring harmony to the biggest bands in popular music, but we've had no idea who these singers are or what lives they lead, until now.



Flee (2021)


April 6th @ 6PM in ARC 112 (Fine Arts Complex)


FLEE tells the extraordinary true story of a man, Amin, on the verge of marriage which compels him to reveal his hidden past for the first time.


The Mole Agent

The Mole Agent (2020)


April 20th @ 6PM in ARC 112 (Fine Arts Complex)


A private investigator in Chile hires someone to work as a mole at a retirement home where a client of his suspects the caretakers of elder abuse.